Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Coatings Engineer Job Opening - Houston, Texas

Currently recruiting for a Coatings Engineer.



Coatings Engineer (Polymer) (Full Relocation to Houston, Texas) -Great Global Company, Great Benefits.  Full Relocation Package for those not located in the Houston Region
US Citizen or Permanent Resident only - No H1B sponsorship at this time.

1-5 Years Experience. HOWEVER, candidates with little to no experience, such as the new grads,we MAY consider, but MUST have hands on experience (Labs or internship or combination of the two) in a significant portion of the functions listed below.

The position/role is conducting physical testing, analytical testing, & failure analysis of paints and coatings (in conjunction with Metallurgical Engineers). This person would work on a team with metallurgical engineers qualifying welding procedures that will be used on clients' upcoming projects. In order to qualify these procedures standard test methods are used to quantify the weld strength, hardness, ductility, and weld soundness. These methods include mechanical testing, fracture mechanics, metallography, chemical analysis, and polymer testing.


Skills, Experience & Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering or Material Science, with emphasis on Polymer Coatings

Strong knowledge from a top hands on bachelor program, including lab experience and/or internship in core functions of the key responsibilities could be considered.

• Knowledge of coatings as it relates to the Oil and Gas business (Not required, but preferred, and would at minimum need you to do a little research on the topic prior to interviewing and know how it relates to the experience you have).

• Solid working knowledge of multiple coating technologies and their application

• SSPC Certified Protective Coatings Specialist is a plus.

• Ability to communicate proficiently (verbal and written)

• Commitment to customer service while maintaining a professional demeanor.

• Proficient in Laboratory Test Methods and Quality Standards (ASTM, ISO, NACE)

• Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Conduct physical and analytical testing of fluid, structural, and thermal characteristics within coating materials.

• Conduct routine and non-routine coatings testing including but not limited to the following: SalT Fog, Taber Abrasion, Pull-Off Adhesion, Cathodic Disbondment, Water Absorption, Tensile Tests, Compression Tests, Impact Flexibility, and DSC.

• Conduct coatings testing and analysis within specified turn around times, adhering to a Corporate Quality System and applicable test methods.

• Interpret, validate results and data, and compile technical reports.

• Follow internal standard test procedures as well as national and international standards.

• Process and Schedule short and long test programs

• Communicate directly with customers to discuss potential or existing coating projects.

• Maintain equipment maintenance logs and perform regular equipment maintenance (if applicable)

• Perform to a high standard of quality

• Follow all relevant Safety and Health Policies and procedures

Must be US Citizen or have Permanent Residency such as green card (NO H1B at this time).

FOR CONSIDERATION, PLEASE PROVIDE:

1) RESUME

2) SIDE BY SIDE (THE SIDE BY SIDE CAN BE INTERTWINED AS PART OF YOUR COVER LETTER)

3) Cover letter is optional (recommended), or you can combine it with side by side

WHAT IS A SIDE BY SIDE?

A side by side is a brief bullet point (brief statement) next to each bullet point above, explaining how many years experience, where you may have had the experience, etc. FOR EXAMPLE: For the bullet point "Conduct routine and non-routine coatings testing including but not limited to the following: SalT Fog, Taber Abrasion, Pull-Off Adhesion, Cathodic Disbondment, Water Absorption, Tensile Tests, Compression Tests, Impact Flexibility, and DSC." ..... you may enter how many years experience you have with each type of test, where you performed the work (like what company, lab, or internship), and what you performed the test on.

Submit resume and required information by visiting www.blueoceanrecruiting.com